Hemet City surplus land not for sale, city council says

A proposition to sell Hemet city’s surplus land in conformance with a new state law saying any city surplus land sold for new homes must allow some of those homes to be “affordable housing” died in a split 2-2 council vote at the Tuesday, Sept. 8, city council meeting. The city staff prepared a listing of all surplus city owned land to the current four-member council and a request for a council resolution declaring that land as “surplus land” in conformance with the California Surplus Land Act, California Government Code Section 54220 as amended Jan. 1, 2020. Councilmember Michael Perciful objected to the state making another mandate to California cities through the Surplus Land Act amendment. Councilmember Karlee Meyer asked if it would prohibit the city from selling the s
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